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Space Tethers Design CriteriaThe small expendable deployable system and tether satellite system programs did not have a uniform written criteria for tethers. The JSC safety panel asked what criteria was used to design the tethers. Since none existed, a criteria was written based on past experience for future tether programs.
Document ID
19980202360
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Tomlin, Donald D.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL United States)
Faile, Gwyn C.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL United States)
Hayashida, Kazuo B.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL United States)
Frost, Cynthia L.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL United States)
Wagner, Carole Y.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL United States)
Mitchell, Michael L.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL United States)
Vaughn, Jason A.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL United States)
Galuska, Michael J.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL United States)
Date Acquired
August 18, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1998
Publication Information
Publication: Tether Technology Interchange Meeting
Subject Category
Spacecraft Design, Testing And Performance
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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